The very last hand before the break would provide fireworks and it was Fabian Quoss who started the action with an all in for his last 152,000 from early position. Some opponents seemed interested, Shuo Li in fact asked for a count, but it folded around to David Peters in the small blind. Peters announced all in and Nick Petrangelo checked his cards, then called instantly.
After a board of , the elimination of Quoss was locked up on the turn already and he was crowned bubble boy. Petrangelo however doubled for 444,000 through Peters to boost his stack up to more than a million.
When the action resumes, all remaining eight hopefuls have at least HK$ 485,000 (~$62,416) guaranteed.